Video: Preparing “By the Seat of Your Pants”
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Last week, we brought you a couple of “different” ways to look at and think about preparedness — a song (video) and an infogrpahic. Today in our third of three posts featuring interesting ways to talk about the topic of emergency preparedness, we bring you this video from FEMA that looks at the serious topic of being prepared in a humorous way.
And for helpful hints on getting started, check out our 30 Ways in 30 Days page that offers some easy to accomplish steps you can take to become better prepared.
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